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Snake Eater (1989)

R  |   |  Action  |  31 March 1989 (Canada)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jack 'Soldier' Kelly
Josie Bell ...
The Kid
Robert Scott ...
Junior
...
King
Cheryl Jeans ...
Jennifer
Larry Csonka ...
Bronsky
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Santucci
Mowava Pryor ...
Chloe
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Bob Piedalve ...
Harold
Jackie Lesage ...
Dorothy
Matthew Mabe ...
Eli
Barry Minshull ...
Slim (as Barry Minshell)
Carl Cook ...
Clyde
Sandra Brown ...
Sissy
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The Snake Eaters are an elite division of the Marines especially trained for search and destroy missions. This actioner chronicles the exploits of one of them who has become a cop. Known as a tough loner, he returns to find the band of backwoods bad-guys who killed his parents and abducted his sister. Written by Ørnås

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To him, America is just another jungle. See more »

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31 March 1989 (Canada)  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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In the beginning of the movie "Soldier" goes to make an undercover drug buy from "Chloe." They each take off their clothes to show that they aren't wired. Bad guys come in with guns and miraculously "Soldier" has his pants and boots back on. Seconds after that "Chloe" is fully dressed. See more »

Quotes

Eli: Why don't we let the Bear at 'em, Junior?
Junior: Nah, Bear's done his work for the night, these two... they ran away from the bear.
[Soldier and Kid struggle]
Eli: What do you mean?
Junior: A few days...
[grabs Soldier's bonds]
Junior: and those bags'll sweat the water right outta their bodies! They'll die of thirst... then we'll cut 'em down, take them outta the bags... and drag them deep into the woods. They'll look like they ran away from the bear... got lost, and couldn't find no water. We'll leave a mark on them. It's ...
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Soldier
Written by John Massari & Brian Wild
Performed by Brian Wild
© Cinemars XVIII and Company, Limited Partnership
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its not as bad as you've heard
28 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

the reviewers on this site who call this horrible, are wrong. One of my buds had told me about this being good so i checked it out here and all the reviews said it was bad. I was hesitant to watch it but finally did and i liked it. Most of the acting was bad and the writing wasn't perfect, but i still enjoyed it. This film is like earlier 80's films like death hunt and first blood, a veteran in the woods getting chased by a bunch of people. Lorenzo Lamas' character as Soldier is like stallone's rambo, he uses traps that he makes to defeat the rednecks which i think is an original set of villains as these movies go. Some of the film was cheesy but enjoyable. Its not perfect, but its a good film that doesn't focus on loads of violence, let me note that there was only one shoot em up action scene in this movie.


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